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. professors at uc berkeley gathered the most details traffic information yet. they found that the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramon and san rafael. they looked at very specific issues. they think they have the answer to this frustrating problem. >> you do not know where the traffic comes from, you do not see an accident or figure. it is just really bad. >> they believe this happens because people from outlying neighborhoods all come together like tributaries feeding a river and cause congestion at a random time for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe, will help them target and try to somehow fix problem areas. >> i am in favor of figuring this problem out. >> traffic officials say the time of building new freeways is behind us and this research will use what we have more efficiently which could mean more metering lights at the points where the neighbors come together and enter the freeway or, maybe, telling the commuters different times they should leave the house. >> thank you. happening now, governor brown is fighting to end a federal court orde
definitive answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered the most details traffic information yet. they found that the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramon and san rafael. they looked at very specific issues. they think they have the answer to this frustrating problem. >> you do not know where the traffic comes from, you do not see an accident or figure. it is just really bad. >> they believe this happens because people from outlying neighborhoods all come together like tributaries feeding a river and cause congestion at a random time for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe, will help them target and try to somehow fix problem areas. >> i am in favor of figuring this problem out. >> traffic officials say the time of building new freeways is behind us and this research will use what we have more efficiently which could mean more metering lights at the points where the neighbors come together and enter the freeway or, maybe, telling the commuters different times they should leave the house. >> thank you. happening now, governor brown is fighting to end a f
from certain areas canceled their trip they would eliminate 14% of the congestion. researchers from uc berkeley used cell phone and gps to determine the areas that include dublin, hayward, san jose, san rafael and parts of san ramon. >>> what may be the boat to meat in the america's cup got its wing today. oracle usa received the widge at the port of oakland. it was damaged in october when the boat capsized. the wing was built in new zealand. it's on its way to the team base. oracle says the catamaran will be ready to sail again next month after the repairs are complete. >>> good afternoon to you. a quiet, hazy day over the bay area. an advisory for a spare the air has been claired today -- declared. the visibility still quite dense in some areas, i should say. in areas around concord and santa rosa reporting visibility. down to a quarter mile, half- mile. temperatures this morning, mid- 40s to 50s. if you have the sunshine, you are several degrees warmer than yesterday. if you have the fog and cloudiness, you are cooler than yesterday. and in concord, anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees coo
filling station for years the p uc has worked to educate residents to drink tap water it cost less than half a pen where he per gallon and is quality tested every year and highly regulated bodily the e.p.a. and furthermore the e pc is work to go install -- throughout the city and we are starting to see some major improvements the city has installed 11 water bottle filling stations to date and there are important reasons to promote tap water it's better for the environment is it saves residents money and cuts down on the sugary consumption of beverages as well. and i also want to invite residents that i'm hold be coffee hours on ole gai ass cafe on the outer rich mopped and then my evening hours have a bear with me at steins on clement street and eight avenue near the old colosseum theater and on sat i'll be joining with the justice committee commemorating the 75th anniversary of the terrible tragedy 75 year ago at the chinese cultural center. the rest i'll submit. >> thank you mr. avalos. >> colleague i have one item for intrusion today it's an ordinance that would require the wic
candidates. when i graduated from uc-davis, i learned the theory of being a manager. i needed something to show the reality but i quickly learned the best way to acquire these skills was to watch and work with senior managers in the rec and park department. i've been fortunate to work with three outstanding managers. they were instrumental in my growth as a manager. i thank them. another ingredient needed to be a successful manager is to have a great team. my supervisory team -- may have been instrumental in the golf and turf operations by completing tasks to the highest standards possible of any group of people i've ever seen. i would also like to thank the gardening staff, the teamsters, the operating engineers, everyone who makes my operation possible, even down to the local vendors and everyone that keeps my organization running. thank you. as you all know, san francisco has hosted premier events, the charles schwab cup, the recent nfc championship games. these events put san francisco on a national stage. every employee, supervisor stepped up and made both events extremely successf
we pledged the fraternity at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over the world. this beautiful light-filled rotunda is
of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris was one of the first people i knew in the prestarbucks era who bought
. researchers from uc-berkeley and mit tracked more than 350,000 drivers through their cell phone and gps signals. when a group came from outlying neighborhoods to travel long distances at the same time, they often clogged up freeways. caltrans and local agencies are reviewing the data and may put in more metering lights to spread out the volume in frequently congested areas. >>> now you can use your phone to pay for parking in almost any metered space in san francisco. they are now covered with a pay by phone app. with that, you can add time without going back to your car and the app will even send you a text to remind you when your meter is about to expire. only meters not included are language the embarcadero because they fall under the jurisdiction of the port of san francisco. >>> and those nearly silent smart cars soon could get a little louder. the ntsb is considering regulations requiring electric and hybrid cars to emit some noise. the point is to make conditions safer for pedestrians who may not hear the cars coming. >>> well, we have smart ca
area and looked around and wondered, where did all these cars come from? now a new study by uc-berkeley and mit answers that. they track about 350,000 bay area drivers using cell phones and gps signals and found most traffic jams are caused by drivers who come from outlying areas but all head in the same direction around the same time clogging up the roads. some of those areas that cause traffic include san ramon, san jose, hayward, dublin and san rafael. caltrans plans to use this information to reduce traffic in the future. one idea, more metering lights. they want to spread out those drivers to keep traffic moving smoothly. another asking drivers in those outlying areas to leave an hour earlier or an hour later. the study shows that by reducing the number of cars on the roads by just 1%, it would save another drive 8 minutes of drive time per hour. again, we're live in san ramon taking a look at interstate 680. traffic is moving now but give it another hour or two it's going to look different. it gets very congested here but with this new
may not be a big deal. uc berkeley plans to make one in six stars a planet the size of earth orbiting it. findings based on data launched three years ago presented in a conference in long beach, experts say this doesn't mean they're all habitable but it's encouraging sign for hunting for worlds like our own. >> 17 million to choose from? >> they're out there, somewhere. >> so many planets, so little time to talk about the weather. here is our live doppler 7 hd. clouds right now, but skies are bright in spots. tonight we have a dense fog advisory for many parents of the bay area. visibility could be reduced to a quarter mile or less in spots. so nationwide, rather typical mid winter day. snow, showers south and southeast. sunny skies northeast. high temperatures throughout central part of the country into 50s. tomorrow, california mainly sunny skies, mild in spots. here in the bay area, mainly sunny skies after a foggy start in the morning. sunny in the afternoon, high temperatures around 60 degrees in locations. a little bit higher than that as you go south ward,+r51 eastward. highs
commutes in the bay area is raising some eyebrows. the study out of uc berkeley and m.i.t. says the four most congested areas are 101 in south san jose, 101 through san raefl and 680 through san ramon. people aren't shocked, it's how researchers found their results. for the first time researchers tracked drivers anonymously using cell phone gps technology. the study was done over a three-week period. more than 350,000 drivers participated without even knowing it. and this is rubbing some people the wrong way. >> like the strips on the road, they can count what the counts are. i don't know. like i said, i don't want to be tracked personally. my business is my business. where i'm going and what i'm doing is my own thing. >> the researchers say if you were tracked anonymously, your driving pattern will be kept confidential. >>> well, oracle's sailing team finally getting its wings back today. the new wing from the team's 72-foot racing catamaran will be delivered this afternoon. that wing was shredded when the catamaran capsized during a training run on the bay as the team got ready for the
was for somebody to avoid rush hour and they could help speed up fellow drives heading north. it happened at uc berkeley and using gps significant that. the research showed a select group is contributing to much of the congestion on the roads. the study found for example if one percent of drivers from dublin san rafael and other parts of san ramon would cancel their trips, traffic would drop 14% which is would alter a person's commute for 15 minutes one driver said he can't delay his trip. >> i need a car, i am a road warrior, i need a car to get where i am going so no. >>> and transportation officials can look to it as far as making small changes that would lead to big results. caltrans is studying to see if they could add metering lights and other traffic among other things. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> let's check in with sal and we were talking about spare the air and we are talking about taking public transportation if you can. we just checked in with caltrans and so far there are no major delays on the systems and hopefully it will stay that way. let's look at the r
, michael jackson, president barack h. obama, mayor willie h. brown, dr. robert c. scott at ucs sf, academic dean keith c. wingate, assistant academic dean seana marshall, legal counsel -- leop adviser jan jamison and mammoth -- a circumcised foreign student from instandbull turkey at golden gate university. between november 2008 and december 2012, was it these hands? was it alcohol? was it drinking alcohol? was it brewing alcohol? or was it tobacco? i would like to use the rest of my time to pay tribute to the fallen. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you very much. next speaker please. >> hey, ron austin, executive haven't -- workers union, it's been a long day. we're here to say a few words for the record to the board we received correspondence from sf mta for a service reduction on the day before christmas and the week after, and subsequently that week in between new year's and christmas. and we didn't know if the board or the city knew. and this is something that was attempted a couple of weeks back with the thanksgiving week, in which we disapproved because the level of ridership that happ
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other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
in pacif the womb. they tested 40 american and 40 y tim swedish newborns. they counted how many times uc babies sucked on a pacifier as they listened to english and swedish language. americans sucked more often when hearing swedish and vice versa.rns it's con researchers believe that newborns were interested in the foreign sounds. >>> mcdonald's is embracing a new name in australia later this month.nge they'll change the signs on 13 i of its restaurants down under to macus, the australian name for the chain. in in honor of the australian day, the holiday. it will only be temporary po through the end of the month. >> they're changing mcdonald's to -- >> maccas.ma just >>> we all know that accessories are important, right? that even goes for cutting-edge consumer electronics. we'll see the new smartphone accessories and much more at the big show in las vegas right now coming up on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" at 8:00 is brought to you by our sponsor, with the inside story on shingles. an intense burning sensation like
assessment of child and teen program at uc san francisco dr. lustig. he's out with an extremely important new book. "fat chance beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity and disease." everybody should buy this book and read from it. this is going to be cutting edge in terms of how we look at food and, specifically, let's talk about sugar. which you lay the blame of obesity on sugar. >> actually, i really don't. there are lots and lots of ways to get obese. >> okay. >> lots of different food stuff that contribute to weight gain. for instance, harvard school of public health showed potato chips and french fries were the biggest single contributors to weight gain. >> absolutely. >> the thing about sugar that is so cit is the cause. the thing that takes you from obesity to all the metabolic problems that occur secondary to obesity. that is the hypertension, the diabetes, the heart disease and likely the cancer and the dementia. conglomerately we call this metabolic syndrome. >> got it. okay. that characterizes it well. >> that's where the money goes. >> it does, we can talk about --
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